What IBB told me told me when police declared me wanted – Kassim Afegbua


Spokesman of General Ibrahim Babangida(rtd), Kassim Afegbua, who got into trouble with the police over the controversial letter he issued on behalf of the former President, has revealed that he had an interesting phone chat with his principal after he was declared wanted by the security agency.

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Afegbua, who was declared wanted over the letter turned himself in to the police on Wednesday, at the force headquarters in Abuja accompanied by his lawyers, friends, and family including his wife where he disclosed to journalists that Babangida found the action by the police funny saying his principal was solidly behind him.

He said, “The former president is fully behind me and he had been in touch with me. There’s no need for him to say anything more than he had already said.

“It will even interest you to know that when I was declared wanted on Channels TV and Nigerian Television Authority, (NTA), my boss; IBB was the one who called me and said ‘why are they declaring you wanted? Are you a criminal? and we laughed over it.

“He also asked if I was on the run and if I have been given invitation and he said, okay that is interesting. My boss said he heard on the news that they talked about defamation of character and he asked whose character have you defamed?

“So I am very much in touch with him and I am not doing anything out of the blues.”

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